India’s Jet Airways is to launch a direct daily
flight from Kozhikode to Dammam in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
This new Boeing 737 flight will commence 10
Jet Airways flight 9W 578 will depart Kozhikode
at 22:00 and arrive into Dammam at 00:00 (local time). The return
flight 9W 577 will depart Dammam at 10:20 and arrive at Kozhikode
Kozhikode will be the third destination in
Kerala after Kochi and Thiruvanathapuram to have a daily direct
service to Dammam and in all Jet Airways will operate eight
flights daily from India to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Gaurang Shetty, Senior
Vice-President - Commercial, Jet Airways said, “Jet Airways is delighted to
re-enter the Kozhikode-Gulf market with this non-stop service that
will afford its guests the convenience of seamless point-to-point travel. We are confident that the direct service from Kozhikode to
Dammam will prove immensely popular with our guests. Introduction
of this flight is an important landmark in the evolution and
emergence of the airline as India’s premier international airline,
as we will now operate over 126 daily flights to key international
The airline will deploy a two-class Boeing
737-800 aircraft on this new service.
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